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Research quality – not all research is good research, but how do you tell?

Research quality

“Research says…” “Research says…”, but does it? How to tell how good a study is. Research quality is an important factor in deciding to use a study but how do you know how good a particular bit of research really is? Lots of people like quoting research. Usually the quote is vague, something like “There […]

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Just how valid is the idea of emotional intelligence?

EQ emotional intelligence

As mentioned in a previous blogs, interest in emotional intelligence is a relatively recent phenomenon. With the exception of a small blip of interest at the end of the Second World War, emotional intelligence has only really come to prominence in terms of research since the 1990s.     Emotional intelligence, however, isn’t one construct, […]

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Just how valid is the idea of emotional intelligence?

Research Briefing

Keywords: emotional intelligence, validity, reliability, emotion recognition, emotion regulation As mentioned in a previous research briefing, interest in emotional intelligence is a relatively recent phenomenon. With the exception of a small blip of interest at the end of the Second World War, emotional intelligence has only really come to prominence in terms of research since […]

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